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or leaving foster city. both directions of westbound 92 holding steady about 13 minutes to get you across the span between 880 and 101. 880 we talked about this at the top of the show. there is roadwork this morning in oakland between 23rd and broadway. and then some lanes blocked as well in san leandro. and look at this, a little gusty outside as lawrence said. you can see our camera shaking as you approach the dublin interchange. that's your latest "kcbs traffic." back to you guys. >>> investigators in mountain view are trying to figure out what caused a mobile home fire that killed one person. the home at space parkway went up in flames yesterday afternoon. the flames were so intense and dangerous, firefighters couldn't enter. one person was found dead inside. >>> police are looking for a 17- year-old who escaped from a juvenile detention center in san francisco. police say the teen ran off from the facility on woodside avenue between 6:30 and 7:00 yesterday evening. there is no word on how he escaped or why he had been detained. >>> investigators say they are closing in on the suspect
makeover or a money making scheme? tonight we ask if a bay area plan to ease rainstorm runoff really a city's cover to rake next stra cash. >> and teaming up to catch some crooks. the new bay area tactic to bust the bad guys. >> also, how shopping malls are coming up with some creative new ways to combat the competition from online retailers. [s[man] no one told her,right?a. [son]hi! [mom screams] sunset neighborhood - buried under a layer of concrete. but as allen martin sh >>> it's a complaint that goes back several years. san francisco's sunset neighborhood buried under a layer of concrete. but as allen martin shows us, the city thinks it has a new solution >> it might be. the city tried issuing fines people happily paid them so now a new strategy. offer homeowners over $1,000 worth of yardwork for just a few hundred dollars. >> reporter: in a city famed for its landscape of soft green hills, the sunset district is, well, just a little bit harder. >> there's definitely a lot of concrete. you don't see a lot of gardens. >> reporter: of course, there are some exceptions. >> it's a small pi
is looking to save the city money but it may cost some workers their jobs. as our len ramirez reports, street sweepers are getting the word their jobs may be outsourced, right at their busiest time of year. >> reporter: street sweepers in palo alto are like turkeys and football players. it wouldn't be fall without them. >> these people have been here years and years. they have experience. they know their jobs. they take pride in their jobs. >> reporter: and in a leafy city like palo alto, it is a big job. take a look at the size of those piles of leaves swept up from the streets and gutters of just a few city blocks. a crew of seven city workers has been doing this job for decades, but that may be about to change. the city is considering outsourcing street sweeping to private contractors to save money. >> seven employees will lose their positions in the city and they will hire contractors to do the functions that the employees currently do. >> we are sensitive to the fact that these are employees, it's their positions, and so what we're trying to do is our due diligence in terms of whether th
. >> it's like a dream. >> reporter: this is the top u.s. city for home sellers, good schools, low crime, and buyer competition are the reasons. in freemont the averaghome is on the market for 3 weeks. if you put it on the market today, it could be sold by christmas. the homes sell so fast, inventory is not keeping up. >> usually you see 300 to 400 houses for sale. right now we are down to 70 houses. >> reporter: buyers need to make up their minds quickly and be willing to pay up. those who went through it recently said they are staying put. >> i don't want to go through that again. >> it's no surprise there were other bay area cities on the list, san francisco, san jose numbers 2 and 3 for home sellers. >>> muni is doing away with mixed messages. san francisco mta is dropping all promotional messages on its buses. allen martin spoke to transit officials today. a lot of people like the messages showing team and city pride. why the change? >> reporter: enough people didn't like them, liz. a spokesperson says the agency got a number of complaints from the people who find the signs distract
as fast as it should have been when it flew off the tracks in new york city killing four people. data recorders show the train passed through a 70-mile an hour zone, then entered a 30- mile an hour curve traveling at 82 miles per hour. the engineer told first responders the brakes didn't work properly. so far there's no evidence to back that up. ks and >> this train made nine stops prior to derailing. at this point we are not aware of any problems or anomalies with the brakes. >> today the derailed cars were put back on the tracks and removed from the scene. the investigation could take months. would >>> imagine a future with no new hiv infections in san francisco. researcher tonight are saying it could happen -- researchers tonight are saying it could happen, joe vazquez on what it would take to get to zero. >> reporter: at the castros lgbt center tonight there is talk of the unimaginable, talk about zero. >> zero new infections, zero new deaths for persons living with hiv and zero stigma is a bold aspiration. >> three decades after the city began to be ravaged by death and disease
that are expected to pour into the city. transforming the entire skyline. and this is ground zero first in mission street san francisco. home of the future transbay tower which could be the tallest building on the west coast. >> it's coming whether we prepare for it or not. and so we need to prepare for it. >> reporter: are we prepared for it? >> no. we're not prepared for it. >> reporter: signs of the strain are already on the rise with rocketing rents causing more and more evictions. >> the city an economy are blooming for people with access to greater education, more experience in high-tech industry, and not necessarily people who are in our neighborhoods. >> reporter: gabriel metcalf of the san francisco planning and research association understands the apprehension. >> people are really afraid especially renters like me if you lose your apartment, you have to move out of the city most likely. >> reporter: speaking of moving, a just released mayoral task force report estimates the city will need to spend $10 billion on roadways and transportation just to keep pace with the gr
train that derailed in new york city sunday morning killing four passengers and injuring dozens of others. they said that the brakes had been tested before and during the train's run. yet to be answered is why the train was going nearly three times the speed limit. it's coming down to the actions of the engineer and jeff pegues, our transportation correspondent has the latest. jeff? >> reporter: scott, in addition to that information about the brakes, the n.t.s.b. revealed late today that there was no sign that any of the crew members-- including the engineer-- had used alcohol. this is n.t.s.b. board member earle wainer earlier today. >> reporter: increasingly, the focus of the investigation appears to be human error. sources say that william rockefeller, jr., the engineer, told first responders on sunday that before the train went off the tracks he began to "daze, thinking about nothing particular." then as the train derailed he applied the emergency brakes. the n.t.s.b. said rockefeller had switched from a night shift to a day shift two weeks before the crash. he reported to
clinic set to open tomorrow in redwood city. about 1600 people have signed a petition against it. some neighbors say they are against planned parenthood because of abortion and lower property values. the redwood city location will only provide medical abortions, not surgical ones. >>> there's a push to create a park in honor of a 13-year-old santa rosa boy shot and killed by a sonoma county sheriff's deputy. sonoma county supervisors are set to meet tomorrow to talk about it. supporters of andy lopez have planted an oak tree near the spot where he was shot. he was carrying a plastic gun when deputy erick gelhaus shot and killed him in october. >>> a teenager set on fire because he was wearing a skirt returned to class today. luke "sasha" fleischman walked into maybeck high school three weeks after the incident. fleischman suffered burns on his legs and is still recovers. the 16-year-old boy who allegedly did it faces hate crime charges. >>> the palo alto war veteran detained in north korea for more than a month is said to be in good health. the swedish ambassador visited 85-year-old me
temperatures in some different cities. it was just below 50 degrees in the berkeley shores this afternoon. it wasn't much warmer overlooking the bay from the oakland hills. it was a clear sunny day but a chilly 51 degrees. and in hayward, temperatures stayed at 50 degrees as the christmas tree lot geared up for the season. what's the mobile weather lab registering now? our chief meteorologist paul deanno is out in the elements in castro valley. paul. >> reporter: liz, allen, it is certainly chilly. it was the coldest afternoon in the bay area on average since 5 days before valentine's day in early february. mobile weather lab in castro valley it is 46.8. it's already dropped three degrees in the past 20 minutes. when the sun goes down, temperatures drop like a rock. let's establish how warm or not we got today. san jose a high of 52. concord 51. napa 53. livermore only 51. setting the stage for a widespread freeze tonight, most of the bay area is under that freeze warning. the only exception is the city of san francisco. widespread lows in the mid-20s to the low 30s so watch out. protect
to protecting their homes. brian. >> reporter: the city of fremont is on the verge of putting up an entire network of security cameras across the city. one of the test cameras is above my head here on central avenue part of a growing number of communities and neighborhoods keeping close watch over would-be criminals. >>> reporter: in fremont's scott creek neighborhood the good old family dog is being outdone by a higher tech security. >> it's a deterrent. >> reporter: after battling break-ins about every other month, neighbors pitched in for these two security cameras that capture every car coming and going. >> we put up cameras at both entrances that are hi-def so as the cars come in, we catch their license numbers. >> reporter: in another fremont neighborhood, a security camera led cops to an alleged crook in 24 hours. police posted the video to youtube and within hours, they had more tips than they knew what to do with. this is the man rummaging through things inside the house's every move being recorded. it played out next door to this man's house. he also has a security camera. >> kee
behind while walking down the street. there were nine such attacks in new york city. other cities are starting to see their first cases. what happens a group of people will punch a unsuspecting victim hoping to knock the person out cold with one punch. lawmakers and statewide officials have extra cash in their pocket this holiday season because they are getting a raise. but, some are refusing to take it. >> reporter: wallets are fatter in sacramento. lawmakers are getting a raise amounting to more than 5%. the state citizen compensation commission approve today in union. adding $5,000 a year for rank and file lawmakers like senator who a peered on kpix5 sunday morning saying it is well served. >> that is after we took a 23% cut in the last few years by a commission we don't get to do this. >> reporter: they cut lawmakers pay during the recession, the senator, hill, cut his own everyone more. he is taking the raise. and setting the standard and raise the pay as they have done lowered it at times when times were tough and struggling more for the state. >> 12 assembly senate member
. >> a severe winter like storm could bring two feet of snow to the rockies. >> many cities can expect to be 20 to 40 degrees below normal. >> the worst storm in quite a few years. >> the engineer on the deadly commuter train crash told investigators he was quote, in a daze as he approached the sharp curve. >> he caught himself too late. >> president joe biden arrived in beijing to talk to the vice president. he publicly rebuked china in recent days. >> two sky divers dead after colliding during a jump south of phoenix. >> $18 billion in red. the city of detroit gets the go ahead to file for bankruptcy. >> labor unions plan to appeal. >> there's going to be pain for a lot of different people. >> lawson arrived preparing to give evidence in the trial of her two former assist ents. >> the space shuttle has launched. >> all that -- >> for some reason he threw it into the crowd. that's one of the stranger things you'll see. >> you've had a lot of success without a mush tach. you look like a baby lam. >> the capitol is brighter after getting holiday glitz. >> three,
. that the city can be safe. >> reporter: she was murky when she asked how to plan to deliver on the police promise. >> i will be rolling out a campaign platform in the new year. >> reporter: skyrocketing crime is only one problem. >> it's about her. she doesn't connect with people and their problems and is in denial that oakland has problems. >> reporter: quan had no comment about her or the other challengers. she did however say i have not yet announced my re-election plans and i'm focused on my priorities as mayor. >> oakland is looking for competent strong leadership. i'm very excited about campaigning. >> reporter: it going to be an interesting year. the question is, of course, how many other people will jump in this race? oakland is still a prize the city new states and somebody else could join us. >> oakland uses rank choice voting. how do you think that's going to come into play? >> reporter: that's the big question. san francisco uses it, too. it gives voters a choice of three candidates out of the gate and then you stack up. those votes tran fer to the other two: quan got in by s
the police come when they call so that the city can be safe. >> shaft was murky when asked how she planned to deliver on the police promise. >> i will be rolling out a campaign platform in the new year. >> juan declined to comment about shaft or oregon challengers. she did however release a statement saying "i have not yet announced my reelection plans and won't be commenting on potential candidates. right now i am focused squarely on my priorities as mayor "therefore there are officially five candidates. there may be more in the future. rank choice really shook up the last race. how do you think that will affect things this time? >> it's going to be another roll of the dice. rank choice voting allows people to pick three candidates first round and then they stack up the votes. if you don't get enough your votes go to somebody else. if they don't get enough, it goes to the next person. there is not a run off. it helped her get elected. it could hurt her reelection efforts. you are right. more will be coming into the race and one talking about it is jean's old friend and advisor, dan seeger
city 30, santa rosa 24 and fairfield 26 degrees. it's a pipeline of air coming direct down from the arctic. it has to come from due south and north to get here. one of the cold spots tonight will be santa rosa. joe vazquez reporting live tonight. we know it's a freeze warning, but not everybody agrees that it's cold? >> reporter: cold is in the eye of the beholder. this beholder is freezing just like the city of santa rosa back there, 32 degrees, but not everybody here agrees on the level of discomfort. >> i'm always cold whether it's summer or winter. i'm cold. >> when it's freezing like it is now? >> i'm shaking. >> not too cold because i'm jumping up and down. >> it's not as wet and rainy, but definitely we got the cold, dry and cold. >> one bad ass latte on the bar. >> reporter: oh, that's the name of the place. >> i'm missing a bit of our warm weather. you really need to bundle up. >> serious coat, our winter cold. >> reporter: your teeth are chattering. >> it's freezing out here of. >> reporter: but look at that. he's wearing shorts. >> i'm always warm. >> reporter: t
! organizing is our right! >> fast food strikes started in new york a year ago have spread to 100 cities today including oakland. strikers demand $15 an hour pay. most workers make less than half that at the federal minimum wage. the walkout comes shortly after president obama and the pope spoke out against income inequality in recent days. >>> milpitas police are looking for the woman and man seen here in this surveillance video. police are trying to figure out who that woman is and if she is okay. an ac transit camera caught the man dragging her away screaming from a bus stop in milpitas on tuesday night. it happened here on calaveras boulevard. it's unclear if the two people know each other. the driver called 911. officers couldn't find them. anyone with information is asked to call police. >>> the suspect accused of killing a daly city man over a playstation is being held on $5 million bail. 21-year-old ronnie collins now charged with one count of murder and two counts of attempted robbery. prosecutors believe collins shot 22-year-old ikenna uwakah sunday after the victim and his girlfrien
york city tonight. the colors of the south african flag are shining brightly atop of the building for nelsonman -- nelson mandela. >> reporter: he is being remembered with grace, not joy. >> i am celebrating his life and sacrifices in indian students lit candles and said prayers. students are flying at half mass, and the empire state building is home near the school that will soon bear his name. many chose to meet mandela. >> he said let bygones be bygones, and not a lot only people will do that. >>> the city of san francisco planning it own memorial for nelsonman dell louisiana next win at 11:00 a.m. at the city hall. there will also be a condolence flag for the city to sign. >>> tomorrow night we will have a special 1-hour tribute to the life and work of nelsonman cellula. >>> how those bay area teams are learning a kale nay never worked before. >>> the snowy conditions in the 'air are a and the trouble people are having getting up there. we will be back in 70 seconds. ,,,,,,,, for all those who sleep too hot or too cool, and struggle to sleep comfortably together, now there'
think. >> reporter: a major strategy he pushed was breaking down the city into five districts, with police commanders tasked with building relationships and being responsible for the crimes in their communities. the mayor believes the strategy has worked to reduce the violence. >> reporter: in fact the mayor credits his ideas as well as other changes in the police department for the 25% drop in the homicide rate this year. so far this year, there have been 85 homicides. at the same time last year, the number was 112. >> reporter: some who live and work in oakland are not so sure. >> it doesn't feel any safer or better. >> i'm not totally in love with the idea of bringing in outside consultants. >> reporter: the tomorrower san francisco police chief and now director of usf criminal justice leadership thinks oakland's police chief could have done the job without braton, but he credits him with oakland using his system of tracking crime. >> he's a brilliant guy, and i think a lot of people look at his brain child as a technology program that has brought the police strategy into t
.m. heading to a trade show in new york city. 18 minutes later he realized something was wrong. did you feel the train braking at all? >> i did not. i could feel the car lean and flop over hard and as we were sliding down all the windows -- a lot of the windows had blown out. a lot of dirt was blowing through. at that point there was nothing to do but cover up. there was enough time to think the bad thoughts like "this could be it." >> reporter: how scary were those few seconds? >> scariest moments of my life, yeah. >> reporter: o'neill remembers people crying for help. he found his ipad and his cell phone and dialed 911. then he called his wife maureen. they had just celebrated their 32nd wedding anniversary on thanksgiving. they have three children. have you really processed it all? >> i don't know if i processed it all. i started processing it. i had some weak moments since yesterday. >> reporter: when did those happen. >> yesterday i got in the car with my son -- >> reporter: what happened? >> nothing, i was just happy to see him. and we hugged. >> reporter: dennis o'neill says that he'l
but investigators on the scene found no such evidence. he is suing him and the city of concord for wrongful arrest and excessive force, which are federal civil rights violations. concord city attorney mark coon told me he doesn't comment on pending litigation but the city will defend a lawsuit. joe vasquez kpix 5. >>> a popular cable tv host bill was killed in a motorcycle crash in san francisco. he cohosted the show curb appeal on hdtv. a car struck and killed him last night as he rhode through the lower. you can still see evidence from the crash near oak and stiener. it's not clear who was at fault. police say the driver of the car is cooperating. beckwith was 38 years old. >>> new clue tonight in the search for that missing san jose pilot and his family. betty yu says the crews have a much better idea of where that plane went down. >> the smiths are a tight-knit mormon family. after spending thanksgiving weekend in oregon, silicon valley xhektive dale smith left for montana. his son daniel and his son's wife, his daughter amber and her fiance were in his beach bonanza similar to the one picture
park in san jose. we were told to look for frosty cars and i think i found the only one in the city. here it is. the frost light than yesterday. yesterday we had to scrape it off. now it's dusting off. you get a couple of days in a row of cold subfreezing temperatures and it rings out all the moisture -- wrings out all the moisture out of the sky. so out here it's cold and dry. speaking of wringing, that sound you hear over chattering teeth is the cash register. on a normal day, this shoe repair business in walnut creek does 5 pairs of boots. now they are up to 40 a day. >> when the weather gets cold it's busy. >> reporter: have you tried to get an appointment to fix your heater lately? good luck. tricity heating just put in a new digital thermostat in this antioch insurance offers. workers are in high heels and don't have to wear boots or gloves while typing anymore. >> i would rather be warm outside all the time. >> reporter: all right. so grab these things out of my freezer early this morning. they have been sitting on this car since about 4:00 this morning. i'll crack it open in
>> glor: tonight, train crash, a commuter line derails in new york city at the end of a holiday weekend. >> there was like a crunching, grinding measurement. >> four are killed, more than 60 hurt, we report from don dahler and jeff pegues. >> the day after the deadline, the white house says dramatic progress has been made on healthcare.gov, major garrett is in whiton. >> the death of a hollywood star, paul walker loses his life in a fiery crash, from los angeles, carter evans has more. and saving the memories. families thought that pictures were lost forever. barry petersen found a woman who brings them back. >> oh, my little baby! oh, sweetheart! >> this is the cbs evening news. >> glor: good evening, everyone, i am jeff glor with a western edition of the broadcast. the train left poughkeepsie new york just before 6:00 a.m. on the last day of this hollywood, holiday weekend for grand central terminal, he it never got there, all seven cars derailed into the trip, this is what it looked like today in the bronx at the spot be the hudson and harlem rivers meet. first responders ru
regime and get rid of apartide. seven years later the city of berkeley became the first in the nation to divest from south africa. assemblywoman nancy skinner was part of that movement forcing the campus to cut ties with corporations linked with the attartide regime. nelson mandela's visit here four years later was particularly emotional for the east bay. skinner says south africa's hard fought victory was one the east bay shared. >> it was so thrill tag we americans, that we east bay residents could have been something with that kind of global impact. >> reporter: in oakland, christin ayers, kpix5. >>> former san francisco mayor willy brown served as the host when nelson mandela made that bay area visit back in 1990. >> president kennedy was assassinated for his brother, bobby, martin luther king jr. , or, any of the other great people whom we have honored appropriately by virtual of their contributions. my guess is each one of them at this moment are welcoming in the real leader, nelson mandela. >> yeah, you heard it there. brown put mandela in the same group as john f. kennedy, rob
nign new york city -- but colorsf the south african flag shin brightly atop the empire ste building in honor of nelson mandela. mandela will be laid to res a state funeral next sunday. as alphonso van marsh reports--heads of state frol over the world are expectedo attend. nats celebrating people of l nelson mandela. it's set for next wednesday at 8 a-mt city hall. the mayor's office will also have a condolence book that public can sign starting mo. and flags in the city have ordered to fly at half-staff until sundown next sunday. tomorrow night we will air a special one-hour tribute toe and work of nelson mandela. you can see it starting at 6 o'clock here on kpix 5. at the controls of a plane.r at the helm of a boat... how these bay area teens are learning skills they never considered before. >>> and how the bay area teens are having skills that they never even considered before. >>> and take a look at this. yeah, the conditions of the sierra tonight and the trouble that people are having getting up there. we'll be right back in 70 seconds. ,, [woman] you wrapped the... [man] it's n
. firefighters say black ice caused two dozen cars to pile up just outside of new york city. at least 44 people were taken to the hospital. here in the washington, d.c. metro area, the storm has become mostly rain, but if it gets any colder, freezing rain could start falling, and that would make for more treacherous driving conditions. the storm is part of a system pummeling much of the nation. it canceled more than 2400 flights sunday, and is causing more delays and cancelations for monday morning travelers. new york, boston, and big cities farther north are preparing for bad weather that could disrupt the morning commute. >>> the harsh weather is also causing shipping delays smack in the middle of the holiday shopping season. the dangerous driving conditions prompted wal-mart to send goods out to stores ahead of the storm. amazon and fedex are notifying customers that packages may arrive a day late. >>> the deputy who shot a 13- year-old boy in san -- santa rosa is back at work today. gilhaus shot andy rosa after he mistook the boy's toy gun for a real one. >>> the 21-year-old accused of sho
station in fremont. 39 degrees. it seems like the coldest part of any city is right up on the bart platform where you're standing out there for a couple of minutes getting cold from the wind. we have some video of people getting ready for the cold weather. we have been talking about this for a couple of days now. definitely people coping with hats and gloves and scarves. hot coffee and exercise believe it or not. christmas is just 22 days away and this coldest day of the year so far people just love it. >> when you're blowing and everything and moving around i'm ready to take this off actually. >> i'm bundling up and getting close to my hubby here to keep me warm, so -- [ laughter ] >> reporter: so 29 degrees in santa rosa this morning. 39 degrees here in fremont. i feel kind of lucky. but as you heard from lawrence, it is going to get colder tomorrow. live in fremont, kiet do, kpix 5. >>> you can warm up once you get in your car and here's a live look at traffic conditions right now. we have a sneak peek a little glimpse at traffic through berkeley heading out of albany. close to
the 'systemly line workers in the city's auto plants. the following year he began work on a mural for new york's rockefeller center. entitled "man at the crossroads" which include add portrait of soviet communist leader vladimir lennon. defines of he take lennon out became stuff of art world legend. i will not compromise my vision. deegg picks in the 2002 film "freda". >> this is your fee. your services are noñ;longer required. >> it's my painting. >> on my wall. >> rockefeller ordered destruction of the offending mural which rivera went to recreate in mexico city. now more than half century after rivera's death in 1957, the future of his detroit museum murals may be in doubt. some people fearing that they and other art works there might have to be auctioned off as part of detroit's municipal bankruptcy. diego rivera murals at the center of controversy yet again. oversized deli sandwich is just ahead. ♪ [ male announcer ] this holiday, don't get stuck at the corner of "oh! you got me something" and "oh...this is awkward." remember, walgreens has a great assortment of little somethings, and
is disrupted when a train runs off the tracks in new york city. >> i thought i'm going to die, to be honest. i thought i'm going to die. >>> health care fixed. obama administration says it's worked out most of the bugs from healthcare.gov but w more work is needed on the troubled insurance website. >>> and drone drop-off? amazon unveils its futuristic plan to deliver your purchase to your doorstep in under an hour. captioning funded by cbs this is the "cbs morning news" for ay, de >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for monday, december 2nd, 2013. good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. well, federal transportation officials have begun their investigation into the deadly crash of a new york city commuter train. at least four people were killed and more than 60 others injured. the metro north train was on its way from poughkeepsie to manhattan when it jumped the tracks as it rounded a curve yesterday morning. investigators are now looking into the train's speed, possible mechanical issue, and human error. marlie hall is at the crash site. marlie, good morning. >> reporter: good
-per-hour curve. >> federal investigators say the commuter train that ran off the tracks in new york city was traveling at a high rate of speed moments before the deadly derailment. now, the investigation focuses on the engineer who was at the controls. >>> llions of americans get ready for an early dose of winter. a cold front threatening to send temperatures nearly 50 degrees below normal in some parts of the country. >>> and amazon makes a big announcement. it hopes to have drones make deliveries, but what will it take to get the program off the ground? this is the "cbs morning news" ground? this is the "cbs morning news" for tuesday, december 3rd, 2013. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning, it's good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. it's still unclear why, but federal investigators have determined that the new york commuter train was going way too fast when it jumped the track sunday morning. here's the latest. the metro north train's data recorder showed that the train was going 80 miles per hour when it entered the curve where the posted speed is 30 miles an hour. it's sti
city was going much too fast. the metro north train was going 82 miles per hour as it entered a sharp curve. it did not slow down at all until it was too late. >> sunday's derailment killed four people and injured more than 60 others. investigators are focusing on the veteran engineer who was driving the train when it ran off the tracks. jeff pegues is at the accident scene in the bronx. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to our viewers out west. investigators have begun interviewing the train's engineer and piecing together a time line of events on sunday. still they say it's too early to determine if human error or mechanical failure is to blame for this derailment. newly released video offers a close-up look at sunday's metro-north train accident. the crash chewed up 800 feet of track and left railcars toppled over and buried in gravel. >> a train turned over on its side. we have multiple people trapped. >> reporter: monday federal investigators revealed that just before the train veered off the track it was traveling nearly three times the speed limit. >>
in smoke. their game is canceled when smoke fills the mexico city arena. >>> and survival story. a man survives for nearly a week after a car crash leaves him trapped at the bottom of a ravine. >> yeah. it was a miracle. god made me survive. captioning funded by cbs >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for thursday, december 5th, 2013. good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. this morning much of the country is in the grips of a ended up. our affiliate in boston has more on the dropping temperatures and the weather. >> a big cold outbreak is in progress and it's going to be felt across the west first. look at the heise. 12 in denver. many spots will stay in subzero temperatures all the way through next week. the cold air continues to move down the plains and by the weekend stretching over toward chicago. high of 21. just a goose egg in minneapolis. the only safe spot on the map is going to be south georgia and florida. that's where you're going to want to go to escape all the cold. you're talking significant snow across the rockies but then it works its way toward the ohi
invasive topic, space aliens. >> is there life out there? what do they think about new york city? >> reporter: congress has passed 56 bills in 2013 in the past 66 years only three other times that congress has passed less than 100 bills in a single year. many of the bills this congress passed were simply extensions of older laws that were set to expire. hope appears to be dwindling for the small deal between house and budget leaders that wanted to replace the federal spending cuts known as sequester with smarter cuts and revenue. >> when will they learn to say yes? >> reporter: john boehner argued senate democrats were to blame for this year's inaction because they wouldn't consider the bills. >> this year is going down as the least productive in congressional history. what can you and others do to change that? >> look at the number of bills passed by the senate you can see where the problem is. >> reporter: >> reporter: >> reporter: report the senate is in the midst of a two week recess despite all these deadlines. one bright spot i suppose norah and charlie,
up in san mateo county. it's in the north fair oaks area right outside redwood city. protestors are trying to stop it. and as kpix 5's ryan takeo reports, this cops two years after a public backlash prevented the clinic from opening nearby. >> it's troubling to our community that this kind of healthcare is coming and a break down of family values. >> reporter: linda potter has lived in redwood city for 50 years. she and a vocal group of protestors are opposed to the opening of a planned parenthood clinic on el camino real. potter says it's not just about abortion. she says the clinic will lower property values. >> this isn't helping. this used to be a family restaurant where they could have community. and now it's a blight. >> we have come to expect protestors at our health centers. i think there is a vocal community of protestors here. >> reporter: the spokesman argues there is a need in redwood city for planned parenthood. >> only 3% of abortion services and in fact at this location we are not going to do abortions by surgery, just abortion by medication. >> reporter: if this
, the salvation army patroled the city where temperatures dropped 13 below zero. it's so cold road crews are using solid and liquid de-icers to try to keep roads safe but it's a tough fight. >> loses effectiveness at 15 degrees. it has the potential to refreeze. >> a storm system dumped more than 2 feet of snow in the duluth area. at least five people have died in weather-related accidents in minnesota since monday. >>> happening today bart directors will learn the findings of an audit of the transit agency's police department. we get the story now from kpix 5 reporter anne makovec. she is at the fruitvale bart station. i understand the audit was ordered after the shooting death of oscar grant. >> reporter: yeah. it was almost four years ago. and these reforms were recommended three years ago. today we'll find out if this inches tense look at department operations has -- if this intense look at department operations has been doing any good. >> this is a good time for a reality check. >> reporter: that was the bart chief when the assessment began in june. reality check is today. some of the events
. >>> detroit becomes the largest city to go bankrupt. it slashes benefits to thousands of workers and retires. >>> and an nfl superstar surprises fans with his response to their wedding invitation. captioning funded by cbs this is the "cbs morning news" for wednesday, december 4th, 2013. good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. well, a lawyer for the engineer of the train that derailed as it sped through a curve, he told investigators he was in a daze just before the crash. four people died in the crash and more than 70 others were injured. william rockefeller, an engineer for ten years, has become the focus of the crash investigation. marlie hall is in new york with the latest. marlie, good morning. >> anne-marie, questions about rockefeller's role in the derailment have grown once it became known the train jumped the tracks going at an excessive speed. his attorney characterized rockefeller's state as highway hypnosis, while union officials said rockefeller basically anoth nodded off at the controls. >> he had one of those where, whoa, you drive your car and, you know, you s
in medical equipment was recovered. it had been stolen on monday. well, near mexico city, the truck and its cargo of cobalt 60 was found. whoever stole it had removed the cobalt 60 from its lead case, exposing him or them to dangerous levels of radiation. the area around the stolen truck has been cordoned off. mexican officials say no one in the area has been hurt. a painting that appeared on the cover of a 15-cent magazine sold for millions today. that's next. millions next. it's a stationery and gi anything we purchase for the paper cottage goes on our ink card. so you can manage your business expenses and access them online instantly with the game changing app from ink. we didn't get into business to spend time managing receipts, that's why we have ink. we like being in business because we like being creative, we like interacting with people. so you have time to focus on the things you love. ink from chase. so you can. so when my moderate to severe chronic plaque psoriasis them. was also on display, i'd had it. i finally had a serious talk with my dermatologist. this time, he prescribed
is planned in 100 cities part of a national effort to get the minimum wage increase to $15 an hour. the workers say their average pay is just over $9 an hour. they also want the right to unionize without retaliation. >>> right now hackers have log- in credentials for almost 2 million accounts or various internet and social media sites. cyber security firm trust way found the security breaches operated through software maliciously installed on computers worldwide. trust wave says one problem is many people select passwords that are easily discovered. >>> let's check the weather. >> good to have you back. did you have a nice vacation? >> it was fabulous. >> mr. mallicoat was sick. >> chicken soup. >> you were home. >>> cold temperatures around the bay area. the coldest of the season easily so far. boy, these temperatures something else headed out the door. we have freezing temperatures, clear skies outside as that arctic air mass sits overhead. numbers dropping off. 27 degrees in concord. 26 in santa rosa. 31 freezing in san jose. and 26 degrees in livermore. so a very, very cold sta
. right around the freezing mark for fremont and redwood city. and downtown san francisco will drop down to 42 degrees overnight but it's not just the cold. there's another four-letter word we're going to use, snow. the east bay hills. santa cruz mountains. tomorrow night. above 2500 feet. you are under a winter weather advisory. we could see up to 4" of snow above that elevation coming up friday night and saturday morning. coming up in weather in about 10 minutes, we'll talk more about what's going on in walnut creek and when we're going to see 60 degrees once again because it is in the forecast. it's coming up in a few minutes. >> thank you. the snow on a friday night. dozens of people were forced into the freezing cold this morning when fire ripped through their apartment complex in san leandro. a bathroom at the bancroft apartments caught fire about 4:30 a.m. smoke filled the hallways while dozens of people escaped the flames. but they had to stand outside for an hour in subfreezing temperatures. some of them just in their pjs. >> i had to go up there to talk to the officer about get
for wednesday, december 11th at 8:00 a.m. at city hall. starting monday the mayor will have a condolence book the public can sign. flags in the city are flying at half staff until next sunday. tonight a special one hour tribute. and you can see it beginning at 6:00 right here after this newscast. on kpix 5. >>> still ahead, bat kid returns to san francisco. after getting to live out his fantasy how he's helping others make their domes come true. -- dreams come true. >> and bay area veterans who were there tell us what they experienced at pearl harbor 72 years ago today. ,,,,,, [uncle]this is hopscotch,okay? uncle go one,two,one,two,one two,one. [niece]okay! [uncle]okay? [niece]one,two three,four,five,six,seven,eight! [uncle laughing] okay,we go the other way,okay? [niece]one,two,three,four,five, six,seven! [uncle laughs]there's ten spaces,you want to try again? [uncle]yeah? francisco today for a make-a-wish fundraiser. >>> well, after winning hearts in san francisco and beyond last month, that kid returned to san francisco today for a make a wish fundraiser. >> i think we just showed you the
entire cities. so the turbines of today... will power us all... into the future. ♪ >> schieffer: we're back with former secretary of state, james baker, who is in texas this morning, thank you for joining us. you were part of the reagan administration back when president reagan vetoed the anti-apartheid act that randall robinson discussed here just a minute ago. i wanted to ask you, did ronald reagan ever come to regret that veto? it was over written by the congress and sanctions were put on the south african government. but how did president reagan feel about that as time went on? >> well, i'm sure he did regret it, bob, in fact i'm certain that he did. it was after all i think the only time that a veto of his had been overwritten or was overwritten in two terms, i believe. and so certainly he regretted it. on the other hand, once that happened and control of south africa policy passed through the congress, president reagan was really determined to meet with and deal with the question of -- meet with the black leaders of south africa and deal with the problems of apartheid. he was
, the combination of which will make for very rough travel anywhere from d.c. all the way up to new york city. boston looks like it will start as snow but eventually during the day today will transition over to that wintry mix. talking about a very difficult monday morning commute here for much of the east coast. ice will continue all the way back from east virginia to west virginia. places along the coast could be milder. tells could drop to below 4 for minneapolis, 9 for chicago, 12 for kansas city, 14 for fargo. even california beginning with a deep freeze this morning and will likely do so for another couple of days. megan glaros, cbs news, chicago. >>> well, president obama and the first lady leave today to attend if memorial for nelson mandela in south africa. it will be one of the largest gatherings of the national dignitaries in years. alphonso van marsh is in south africa with a preview. alphonso, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie. as you mentioned authorities are rushing to prepare for that massive memorial that will be held tomorrow at the stadium. now, that stadi
of the pressure the officials feel to take deadly action. they say tell add common sense to those times when city life butches up against nature. in half-moon bay, kpix-5. >> the new law also allows the officials to provide veterinary care to rehabilitate them. >>> it has taken 150 years but all of that slush, generated by gold rush miners in the sierra, nevada, washed out to sea. that means the water in sap fran bay is getting clearer. but the clearer water lets in less sunlight. causing algae. new reg -- regulation may be needed. >> they were doing mining it it lowered the level of the bay that so much came in there was 10 feet on the bottom of the bay that is purely gold rush sediment. that will always be through but the clairity is getting better. that is good news. >>> now, heading out, 56 in concord and 66 at oakland looking towards the bay bridge. cool side, bundle up if you are heading out. should be clear. and overnight lows tonight, down to 38 degrees in santa rosea, 49 in the city and 45 degrees in san jose. 41 out at trafis. and for tomorrow, we will be looking at mostly sunny skies
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of their website shows an average delay of an hour for flights going to and from affected cities, but some flights have been canceled. >>> a family walking in a sonoma county park this afternoon stumbled upon human remains. a man and his two children were in shiloh ranch regional park in windsor where the father spot adhuman -- spotted a human skull and shoe. no information yet on the person's identity. >>> the 49ers faced the seattle seahawks. mark kelly shows us how san francisco police kept the fans in check. >> reporter: outside candlestick park, no shortage of crowd control from all ranks of law enforcement. when there's this kind of rivalry -- >> go 9ers, baby! >> reporter: extra security becomes a top priority for the san francisco police chief. he won't talk hard numbers, but did say -- >> we have about 50% more officers than in a regular non-rivalry day game out here today and probably have twice as many officers in opposing team apparel. >> reporter: that means officer disguised in seahawks jerseys monitoring the crowd inside and outside candlestick at all times. the seahawks do it at t
in fremont. the coldest part of any city it seems is the top of a bart platform. here at 5:01 a.m. it is 37 degrees. that's an improvement. it was 35 degrees a couple of minutes ago. we have footage of people getting ready for the cold weather. we have been beating this drum all week long warning people the cold weather is coming. here it is. guess what. because christmas is just, what, 22 days away here, people love it. >> i'm ready to take this off. >> i'm bundling up and getting close to my hubby here to keep my warm. >> reporter: so back here live at the fremont bart station, there is plenty of frost on the vehicles out here. we will be staying out here bundles up all morning long. so live in fremont, kiet do, kpix 5. >>> and going to need the seat warmers in your car today. if you are heading out on highway 4, so far, so good. in fact, now that we're past 5:00 a lot of the overnight roadwork has been picked up so you're just kind of cruising along out of antioch coming off the antioch bridge towards pittsburg-bay point into concord. eastbound roadwork should have been picked up as well
in the train yesterday. >>> other headlines around the bay now. the suspect accused of killing a daly city man over a playstation being held now on five million dollars bail this morning. 21-year-old ronnie collins now charges with a count of murder, two counts of attempted robbery. prosecutors believe he shot 22- year-old ikenna uwakah. >>> a thief rummaging through a home on fremont was caught in camera. he broke into the house on eggers drive on saturday and stole $2,000 worth of stuff. two home security cameras caught him in the act. police hope someone will recognize him. >>> new details in the rob ford saga. police are releasing wiretap files showing how the toronto, canada, mayor partied and took drugs with gang members. there's even video that officers recovered and the toronto star reports gang members also claim there are pictures of ford on the pipe and doing lots of other drugs, as well. they were using the material to blackmail ford. toronto city leaders say the new information is just one more reason why ford should leave office. >> you think you can't be shocked anymore. you kno
a survivor describes the deadly train derailment in new york city. controls tells investigators. >>> the white house declares victory fixing the obama care website. >> what caused the crash that killed the actor paul walker. >>> and what amazon.com learns about drone delivery. >> first we look at your world in 90 seconds. >> people were screaming. >> i thought i'm going to die. >> federal investigators look into the deadly derailment in new york city. >> at least four people were killed after the commuter train jumped the tracks as it rounded the curve yesterday morning. >> we're eager to hear the results of the investigation whatever it is. >> the white house says the newly launched website has made progress from the disastrous begins. >> they've taken the step to come back. >> amazon.com or ebay. >> the government rejected political trade deals with the european union. >> freezing rain in massachusetts causes a huge pile up. more than 70 cars and three tractor trailers crashed on the interstate. >> i knew i was going to hit somebody or something. >
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